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Human smugglers arrested at the border

Posted at 2:22 PM, Feb 06, 2017

Border Patrol agents stopped two separate smuggling attempts on Sunday.

Four illegal immigrants were arrested. 

The first stopped happened at an immigration checkpoint near Three Points. During a secondary inspection of a Dodge Charger, agents found a Mexican national and a Guatemalan national in the trunk.

The female driver from Tucson was arrested for human smuggling.

The second incident happened near Sonoita on State Route 82 during a vehicle stop.A Chevrolet Cavalier was searched and agents found two Mexican men in the trunk.

In both incidents, the illegal immigrants are pending removal proceedings.